The slowly changing face of the dairy trade

March 11, 2024 | 4 min read
Australia’s dairy import and export mix is “slowly trading places” – with export volumes falling sharply in recent years while imports have spiked, Rabobank says in a newly released report.

Rabbits Cost ag $239 million annually

March 9, 2024 | 2 min read
Rabbits cost ag $239 million annually Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, is calling on rural and regional Australians to join in the longest-running citizen science survey of rabbit diseases in the world, to help keep the invasive pest in check.

Infinito controls disease

March 9, 2024 | 3 min read
Keeping disease pressure under control is a cornerstone of 75-years of high-quality vegetable production for the Taylor family.

Townie makes mark on dairy

March 7, 2024 | 2 min read
After growing up as a self-confessed townie, Penny Welch has embraced the genetics industry and been rewarded for encouraging a new generation.

Wet seasons encourage ryegrass growth

March 1, 2024 | 4 min read
Wet seasons encourage ryegrass growth. Better-than-average seasons across southern NSW in recent years have resulted in an increase in the annual ryegrass seedbank in many paddocks, highlighting the need to look at a wide range of weed control strategies.

Victrato seed treatment to hit market

Feb. 14, 2024 | 2 min read
This winter will mark the beginning of a new era in Australian cereal production, with Victrato seed treatment hitting the market.

Agriculture set to bounce back in 2024 says Rabobank

Feb. 13, 2024 | 6 min read
Australia’s agricultural sector is “moving confidently into 2024”, with an overall positive outlook for the nation’s farmers and agribusiness industries in the year ahead, Rabobank says in its newly-released annual outlook.

NEM fast-tracks sustainable production

Feb. 13, 2024 | 2 min read
In an era of rising awareness about the positive environmental impact of biological farming practices, New Edge Microbials (NEM) has created a convenient twist to the GRDC’s double inoculation research and step towards sustainable agriculture with its innovative legume double inoculation method.

Control weeds with Ultro

Feb. 11, 2024 | 4 min read
Grain growers are taking up the opportunity to reduce grass weed populations on their properties with a new mode of action pulse crop herbicide that is relieving the pressure on traditional options and helping to clean-up paddocks for future crops.

Effective weaning = thriving calves

Feb. 10, 2024 | 3 min read
As a beef farmer it is important to get the transition of weaning your stock right. An effective weaning strategy ensures calves continue to thrive, develop and improve body condition.

Cattle bolus for cattle health

Feb. 10, 2024 | 2 min read
Launched in Australia in 2023, the revolutionary and unique Cosecure Cattle Bolus is now available from Abbey Animal Health.

Early herbicide strategy boosts results

Feb. 10, 2024 | 4 min read
Problems controlling annual ryegrass and wild radish weeds in WA’s northern agricultural zone after years of narrow cropping rotations and repeated use of popular herbicides is well-known across the country.

ProviCo hosts farm health forum

Feb. 9, 2024 | 2 min read
An upcoming ProviCo Calf Health Forum will provide an excellent opportunity for the industry to gain insights from international experts while connecting with fellow professionals.

Improved productivity in a bolus.

Feb. 8, 2024 | 2 min read
In modern livestock management, ensuring optimal performance in cattle is essential for both the economic success of the farm and the welfare of the animal.

Farmers ignored in climate change fight

Feb. 7, 2024 | 3 min read
On average, farmers estimate their incomes had reduced by 15.7 per cent due to climate change according to the farmer voice survey, an independent global research project commissioned by life science company Bayer.